How to book irctc ticket via sms,ussd,and java app

Yesterday irctc has started a new service that let’s user’s book ticket via sms and ussd
This service will help to overcome irctc website’s server problem and will let poor people use irctc services

“In order to give improved customer
service and empower the common
man who does not have access to
internet and cannot afford to buy
smart phones, we are launching SMS
ticket booking service”, Kharge said.

Steps to book ticket via sms

Firstly the user is required to register their mobile will irctc as well as one’s bank

The bank will provide MMID(Mobile money identifier) And OTP(One time password)

For booking ticket the passenger needs to type
Train number ,destination,class,date,passenger(s) in a specific format

You will receive transaction I’d
Now you have to send

And ticket will be booked with just 2 sms
the numbers dedicated to this service are
139 and 5676714

Sms charges :3 rs per sms
Ticket booking charge :5rs for tickets amounting less than 5000 and 10 rs for tickets above 5000


USSD service is only available for airtel users
Dial *400#
And choose book ticket menu
Input your irctc login details,followed by journey details
Finally you are required to enter mpin to authorize transaction

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